honor


honor
AE; BE spelling: honour
I
n.
respect
credit

1) to bring, do honor to (she brought honor to her family)

2) an honor to (he is an honor to his school)

3) in smb.'s honor; in honor of (to give a reception in smb.'s honor)

distinction
recognition

4) to win (an) honor

5) to confer an honor on

6) a dubious; great, high honor

7) an honor that + clause (it was a great honor that we were chosen)

8) (to graduate) with honors

privilege

9) to have the honor (may I have the honor of your company?)

10) an honor to + inf. (it was an honor to serve with you)

integrity
reputation

11) to stake one's honor on smt.

12) one's word of honor; an affair of honor

13) on one's (word of) honor

rite

14) to do the honors ('to serve as host')

15) military honors (to be buried with full military honors)

misc.

16) a (military) guard of honor

II
v.

1) (D; tr.) to honor as (she was honored as a community leader)

2) (D; tr.) to honor with

* * *
['ɒnə]
an affair of honor
feelhonor
high honor
unspeakable honor
do honor to (she brought honor to her family)
in honor of (to give a reception in smb. 's honor)
(D; tr.) to honor with
(to graduate) with honors
['distinction'] ['recognition'] to win (an) honor
['integrity'] ['reputation'] to stake one's honor on smt.
['misc. '] a (military) guard of honor
['respect'] ['credit'] to bring
a dubious
in smb. 's honor
indescribable
on one's (word of) honor
one's word of honor
to confer an honor on
to express
to have a honor of
['rite'] to do the honors ('to serve as host')
an honor to (he is an honor to his school)
an honor that + clause (it was a great honor that we were chosen)
an honor to + inf. (it was an honor to serve with you)
['privilege'] to have the honor (may I have the honor of your company?)
honor at (she expressed her honor at the crime)
(D; tr.) to honor as (she was honored as a community leader)
military honors (to be buried with full military honors)
to one's honor (to his honor, the bus caught fire)
in honor (to scream in honor)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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  • HONOR — HONOR, the high respect, esteem, reverence, admiration, or approbation shown, felt toward, or received by a deity or person. Honor is accorded to those in a position of authority (Gen. 45:13) achieved by heroism (Judg. 8:22; I Sam. 18:5), wisdom… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • honor — (Del lat. honor, ōris). 1. m. Cualidad moral que lleva al cumplimiento de los propios deberes respecto del prójimo y de uno mismo. 2. Gloria o buena reputación que sigue a la virtud, al mérito o a las acciones heroicas, la cual trasciende a las… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • honor — [än′ər] n. [ME honour < OFr < L honor, honos, official dignity, repute, esteem] 1. high regard or great respect given, received, or enjoyed; esp., a) glory; fame; renown b) good reputation; credit 2. a keen sense of right and wrong;… …   English World dictionary

  • honor — sustantivo masculino 1. (no contable) Cualidad por la que una persona o una cosa merece el respeto y la consideración de los demás y el suyo propio: un hombre de honor. El honor obliga a luchar hasta el fin en las batallas. 2. Buena fama que… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • honor — n 1 glory, renown, *fame, celebrity, éclat, reputation, repute, notoriety Analogous words: esteem, respect, *regard, admiration: reverence, veneration, worship, adoration (see under REVERE): prestige, credit, authority, *influence, weight… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • honor — hon·or vt hon·ored, hon·or·ing 1: to accept and pay the bank honor ed the check 2: to purchase or discount (a draft) in compliance with a letter of credit Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Honor — Hon or, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Honored}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Honoring}.] [OE. honouren, onouren, OF. honorer, honourer, F. honorer, fr. L. honorare, fr. honor, n.] 1. To regard or treat with honor, esteem, or respect; to revere; to treat with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • honor — (Brit. honour) ► NOUN 1) high respect. 2) pride and pleasure from being shown respect. 3) a clear sense of what is morally right. 4) a person or thing that brings credit. 5) a thing conferred as a distinction. 6) (hon …   English terms dictionary

  • honor — 1. en honor. Cuando significa ‘como homenaje a alguien o algo’, el complemento que expresa la persona o cosa homenajeada va introducido por la preposición de: «En honor de tan distinguido huésped, se organizaron grandes festejos» (Leyva Piñata… …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

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